New cumulative updates for Windows 10 available now

It's Patch Tuesday and MS is back with the cumulative updates to Windows 10.Microsoft has released KB3163018 for Windows 10 version 1511 and KB3163017 for Windows 10 released in July 2015.The cumulative update for 1511 brings build number to 10586.420 and for Windows 10 to 10240.16942.

Here is the official change log posted:

What's new/fixed in Windows 10 version 1511

This update includes quality improvements and security fixes. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:
  • Improved reliability of Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Cortana, audio playback, audio playback in Groove Music app, Maps app, Miracast, and Windows Explorer.
  • Fixed issue with balloon tip notifications always appearing in the upper left side of the screen.
  • Fixed issue that caused VPN to not work properly when switching between different network interfaces (for example, switching between Wi-Fi and cellular).
  • Improved Narrator’s ability to read bulleted lists, hyperlinks, and image information.
  • Fixed issue in location that caused navigation apps to lag behind user’s actual location.
  • Improved performance of loading webpages in Internet Explorer 11 when roaming user profiles are used.
  • Fixed issue that caused phones to stop ringing from an incoming call, if interrupted by an SMS.
  • Fixed issue that caused some phones to be unable to re-add a primary Microsoft account without resetting after upgrading from Windows Phone 8.1.
  • Fixed additional issues with Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Bluetooth, Cortana, Wi-Fi, Windows Camera app, revised daylight saving time, USB, TPM, Graphics, Group Policy, downloading music or movies purchased through the Windows Store, Network Diagnostics and Windows Explorer.
  • Fixed security issues with Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Server Message Block (SMB) Server, Microsoft Graphics Component, Group Policy, DNS Server, Windows Diagnostic Hub, Kernel mode drivers, Microsoft Windows PDF, Windows Structured Query, Adobe Flash Player, JScript and VBScript, and Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD).

What's is fixed in Windows 10 10240:

This update includes quality improvements and security fixes. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:
  • Improved reliability of Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, and Windows Explorer.
  • Improved performance of loading webpages in Internet Explorer 11 when roaming user profiles are used.
  • Fixed issue with balloon tip notifications always appearing in the upper left side of the screen.
  • Fixed issue where Shell Launcher stops working when signing in with an administrator account.
  • Improved support of special character input for some keyboard languages on the sign in screen.
  • Fixed issue that caused some devices with many processors to hang while rebooting or resuming from sleep.
  • Fixed additional issues in Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Windows Explorer, Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI), revised daylight saving time, and Microsoft Graphics component.
  • Fixed additional security issues with Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Server Message Block (SMB) Server, Microsoft Graphics Component, Group Policy, Windows Diagnostic Hub, Kernel mode drivers, Microsoft Windows PDF, Windows Structured Query, Adobe Flash Player, and Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD).

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The updates would be as usual found in Windows update.Here are the direct links also:


KB3163017


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Update-Minor servicing stack update

Update:A servicing stack update is also available for Windows 10 Version 1511 which has a KB number of 3149135.Here are the download links:

x64:
download.windowsupdate.com/d/msdownload/update/software/crup/2016/06/windows10.0-kb3149135-x64_c4ec4b5494e9763a2faf4f86fe1f80ebeec80f3a.msu

x86:
download.windowsupdate.com/d/msdownload/update/software/crup/2016/06/windows10.0-kb3149135-x86_fdeb161748305578c9e215f73f5443bcd4226388.msu

The update is a servicing stack update.No more information is provided by MS on this.

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